As Covid 19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths rise, some voices in the medical and political worlds are calling for a national lockdown. But the man considered America’s top expert in infectious diseases is not one of them. In an interview on ABC, Dr. Anthony Fauci clearly communicates a different message. While fervidly prescribing social distancing and the wearing of masks, Fauci just as passionately insists a national lockdown is a medicine America does not need:


We give Fauci high marks for delivering his message conversationally and with optimism. It’s an ability that adds to an authoritative presence that all communicators should strive to reach.